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Special Screenings

THURSDAY JAN. 16
  • America’s Longest War: A Film About Drug Prohibition (2012)

    Not rated, 67 min. Directed by Paul Feine.

    America's Future Foundation – Austin: An Evening of Film, Food, and Freedom: Jacob Sullum, senior editor at Reason magazine, will conduct a Q&A after the screening.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Brazil

    Brazil (1985)

    132 min. Directed by Terry Gilliam. Starring Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins and Michael Palin.

    Alamo 100: This modern cult classic is a triumphantly dark comedy directed by one of the film world’s truly original visionaries.

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Britney Spears Sing-Along and Dance Party

    Action Pack

    9:35PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • City Lights

    City Lights (1931)

    Rated G, 87 min. Directed by Charlie Chaplin. Starring Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill and Harry Myers.

    Alamo 100: In this quintessential movie to feature Chaplin as the Little Tramp, the character falls in love with a blind flower girl and endures a host of comic adventures while earning the money that will pay for an operation to restore her sight.

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)

    Not rated, 95 min. Directed by Hideaki Anno, Mahiro Maeda, Masayuki and Kazuya Tsurumaki. Starring Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara and Yûko Miyamura.

    This is the third in a four-part reimagining of Japan's classic apocalyptic mecha anime series. Dubbed.

    9:25PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail Quote-Along

    Action Pack

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • The Return

    The Return (2003)

    Not rated, 103 min. Directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev. Starring Konstantin Lavronenko, Natalya Vdovina, Vladimir Garin and Ivan Dobronravov.

    Austin Film Society: Russian Films of the Past Two Decades: A long-absent father returns to his family in this prize-winning Russian drama, and for his two young sons the unexplained reason for his return is as mysterious as his absence. Read a full review of The Return.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • SPACES

  • Chuck Norris

    B Movies and Bad History: Clips from Lone Wolf McQuade, the feature film that inspired Walker, Texas Ranger, will screen along with clips from the TV show. Former director of the Texas Film Commission and production manager Joe Dishner will discuss the clips.

    7PM Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746

  • Ghost Hunt (2006)

    Austin Public Library: Japanese television anime. free

    5PM Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina, 512/974-1010

  • The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

    Rated PG-13, 130 min. Directed by Harald Zwart. Starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, Aidan Turner, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

    Austin Public Library: Based on Books: Free. Read a full review of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

    6:30PM Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Flight of the Butterflies

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.

    The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • Journey Into Amazing Caves

    Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001)

    Not rated, 38 min. Directed by Steven Judson. Starring Greg MacGillivray and Liam Neeson.

    This film follows expedition leaders as they tunnel through Greenland's ice caves, explore the aquatic chambers beneath the jungles of the Yucatan, and rappel the limestone caverns of the Grand Canyon. Read a full review of Journey Into Amazing Caves.

  • Texas: The Big Picture

    Texas: The Big Picture (2003)

    Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Scott Swofford. Narrated by Colby Donaldson.

    Texas is shown to be a land broad enough to produce everything from grapefruit to microchips.

  • Titans of the Ice Age

    Titans of the Ice Age (2013)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by David Clark. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

    Computer-generated imagery brings to life this mysterious era of the Ice Age.